The New Mind Readers
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📒The New Mind Readers ✍ Russell A. Poldrack
✏The New Mind Readers Book Summary : A revealing insider’s account of the power—and limitations—of functional MRI The ability to read minds has long been a fascination of science fiction, but revolutionary new brain-imaging methods are bringing it closer to scientific reality. The New Mind Readers provides a compelling look at the origins, development, and future of these extraordinary tools, revealing how they are increasingly being used to decode our thoughts and experiences—and how this raises sometimes troubling questions about their application in domains such as marketing, politics, and the law. Russell Poldrack takes readers on a journey of scientific discovery, telling the stories of the visionaries behind these breakthroughs. Along the way, he gives an insider’s perspective on what is perhaps the single most important technology in cognitive neuroscience today—functional magnetic resonance imaging, or fMRI, which is providing astonishing new insights into the contents and workings of the mind. He highlights both the amazing power and major limitations of these techniques and describes how applications outside the lab often exceed the bounds of responsible science. Poldrack also details the unique and sometimes disorienting experience of having his own brain scanned more than a hundred times as part of a landmark study of how human brain function changes over time. Written by one of the world’s leading pioneers in the field, The New Mind Readers cuts through the hype and misperceptions surrounding these emerging new methods, offering needed perspective on what they can and cannot do—and demonstrating how they can provide new answers to age-old questions about the nature of consciousness and what it means to be human.
📒A Whole New Mind ✍ Daniel H. Pink
✏A Whole New Mind Book Summary : Uses the two sides of the human brain as a metaphor for understanding how the information age came about throughout the course of the past generation, counseling readers on how to survive and find a place in a society that is marked by rising affluence, job outsourcing, and computer technology at the expense of inventiveness, empathy, and meaning. Reprint.
📒Vaudeville Mind Reading And Kindred Phenomena ✍ David J. Lustig
✏Vaudeville Mind Reading and Kindred Phenomena Book Summary : From the INTRODUCTION. I doubt whether I shall ever forget the first time I saw Robert Heller, charming entertainer. It was sometime in the early sixties, at the Chinese Assembly Rooms, New York, his first appearance, an invitation to the press. He was almost unheard of. His advance agent, John Hall Wilton, who brought Anderson, the Wizard of the North, to this country, believing that Heller would make a more favorable impression as a Frenchman, persuaded him, clever mimic that he was, to affect a foreign accent. This he did for a while, but soon gave it up on the plea that he had been long enough in the country to learn the language. His opening tricks were nothing surprising, but when he reached his Second Sight, which was then new, at least to our people, his reputation was made. His audience was made up, in great part, of bright newspaper men, who set their wits to work to solve the secret of that clever trick....
📒Zack Files 04 Zap I M A Mind Reader ✍ Dan Greenburg
✏Zack Files 04 Zap I m a Mind Reader Book Summary : Who'd have thought mind reading could be such a pain? I mean, I expected to discover everyone's silly secrets. But someone is planning something very strange--and it's no joke!
📒The Thought Reader Craze ✍ Barry H. Wiley
✏The Thought Reader Craze Book Summary : Beginning in 1870, the hunger for scientific discovery in Great Britain drove prominent scientists, philosophers and others to promote the legitimacy of telepathy. At the same time, mind-reading as a form of entertainment gained increasing popularity as persuasive performers like John Randall Brown, W.I. Bishop, and Stuart C. Cumberland convinced reporters that they truly could read the thoughts of others. The widely publicized, sometimes bizarre, interactions between scientists and these charlatans ushered in the Thought Reader Craze, a period that lasted through about 1910 and saw entertainers make and lose fortunes and scientists make and lose reputations. This volume explores this unusual cultural phenomenon, showing how it was aided through the years by public scientific pronouncements, astonishing performances by the thought readers, and the rapidly changing industrial society.
📒The Mind Readers ✍ Margery Allingham
✏The Mind Readers Book Summary : A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY Agatha Christie called her ‘a shining light’. Have you discovered Margery Allingham, the 'true queen' of the classic murder mystery? Fact catches up with fiction when the secret of telepathic communication is discovered. But the device at the centre of the mystery is in the possession of two schoolboys and whether they stole it or invented it, there are powerful interests who will kill to get hold of it. Private detective Albert Campion faces as deadly a challenge as any in his career. As urbane as Lord Wimsey...as ingenious as Poirot... Meet one of crime fiction’s Great Detectives, Mr Albert Campion.
📒Practical Mind Reading ✍ William Walker Atkinson
✏Practical Mind Reading Book Summary : Followers of the New Thought movement of a century ago vehemently believed in the concept of "mind over matter," and one of the most influential thinkers of this early "New Age" philosophy here offers the latest (as of the turn of the 20th century) scientific investigations and proofs for the elusive marvel of mind reading, full instruction for tapping into the "Nerve Currents" that course through your brain and into the brains of others, and complete directions for parlor demonstrations and sensational feats that will astound your friends.
📒Mystifying Mind Reading Tricks ✍ Robert Mandelberg
✏Mystifying Mind Reading Tricks Book Summary : Offers step-by-step instructions for performing a variety of mind reading tricks, including tips on establishing the proper mystical atmosphere and warming up an audience.
📒The Mind Readers ✍ Kanwal Kumar Mathur
✏The Mind Readers Book Summary : Have you ever wondered how life would be if each one of us could read each other's mind/thought? It could eliminate guessing/cheating/scheming/misunderstandings etc. all part of what we face every day. Privacy is nothing more than our excuse to hide behind our truth/our secret and yet truth is what sets us free. This novel is about a simple, truthful man in our baffling world wading his way through the exciting, adventurous, greedy and at times thrilling corporate world encountering some MIND READERS and the desire to build a Mind Reader.
📒Mind Reading Quick Easy ✍ Richard Webster
✏Mind Reading Quick Easy Book Summary : Gain a hidden edge using your natural mind-reading abilities It sounds incredible, but you actually read people’s minds all the time—you just don’t realize it. Join renowned author Richard Webster as he shows you how to take control of this innate skill by determining your own dominant sense, reading other people’s energy, deciphering non-verbal messages, and discreetly influencing others with your thoughts. Providing easy experiments and exercises, Mind Reading Quick & Easy helps develop and refine your abilities at both a beginner and advanced level. This remarkable book also shows how to develop skills for mind reading using the phone and e-mail, dream telepathy, and mental communication with pets. By enhancing your mind-to-mind connection with others and interpreting body language cues, you’ll perceive more than you ever thought possible.